Tofu is naturally low in calories and is gluten free, with no cholesterol. It is made from soy bean curds and is a great source of protein, calcium and iron, which makes it particularly good for vegetarians and vegans.
Did you know that tofu comes in as many different textures and flavours (just like cheese) and can be used for nutritious desserts as well as tasty snacks and main dishes?
It’s an incredibly versatile ingredient that contains isoflavones such as phytoestrogens, which are healthful. There is no better way to protect and fortify your kidneys that indulging in some tasty tofu dishes.
Maybe you think that tofu is not for you … be adventurous. Take a trip to your local Asian supermarket and buy a few different types of tofu to experiment with. Firm tofu with yellow bean sauce, for example. Maybe you’ve just been eating a variety that doesn’t appeal to your taste.